Two more coronavirus positive cases in Tamil Nadu
While a 42-year-old man, a resident of Kumbakonam, had arrived here from the West Indies, the other, a 49-year-old. had come to the city from the United Kingdom.
Tamil Nadu CM writes to PM Modi, seeks fund to combat COVID-19
Two more people tested positive for coronavirus in Tamil Nadu on Saturday, taking the total number of cases in the state to 40, the governme...
Six more positive cases in Tamil Nadu, tally jumps to 35
Of them, five people contracted the infection through contact with those tested positive for the coronavirus.
Tamil Nadu asks private banks, financial institutions to stop loan collection
But lenders say that they had anyway stopped doing so after the Coronavirus outbreak crippled economic activity and look forward to guidelines from the regulator in formalising a structure on how to go about doing business once the dust settles. The advisory from Tamil Nadu CM had initially stumped lenders. It directed them not to collect ``daily/weekly/monthly installments.’
Enforce coronavirus lockdown strictly in Tamil Nadu, PM Modi tells CM Palaniswami
In a telephonic conversation, Modi said prohibitory orders under section 144 of the Criminal Procedure Code and social distancing should be rigidly enforced. The Prime Minister sought to know from the Chief Minister about the coronavirus preventive measures undertaken by various government departments in the state, an official release said.
Class 1-9 students will be promoted in Tamil Nadu: CM
Considering the welfare of students, who could not sit for their annual examinations due to closure of schools, Palaniswami said he ordered the School Education Department to announce promotion of all students from first to ninth standard.
Coronavirus: Tata Chemicals shuts operations in Andhra Pradesh, Tamil Nadu
"The company has shut down its manufacturing operations located at Mambattu-Nellore in Andhra Pradesh, Sriperumbudur and Cuddalore (Tamil Nadu) and scaled down its operations at Mithapur in Gujarat for the production of soda ash and cement," it said.
54-yr-old COVID-19 patient dies in Tamil Nadu
A 54-year-old man infected with coronavirus died at a hospital in the early hours of Wednesday, the first death recorded in Tamil Nadu due t...
Tamil Nadu reports five new coronavirus cases; tally goes up to 23
"Five new cases of COVID19 in TN. 4 Indonesian nationals and their travel guide from Chennai test positive... ", State Health and Family Welfare Minister C Vijaya Baskar said on Twitter. He said the newly-tested positive patients were in quarantine since March 22 at the Salem Medical College.
54-year-old Covid-19 patient dies, first death in Tamil Nadu
"Despite our best efforts, the Covid-19 positive patient at MDU, Rajaji Hospital, passed away... he had medical history of prolonged illness with steroid dependent COPD (chronic obstructive pulmonary disease), uncontrolled diabetes with hypertension," the health minister tweeted.
Three more test positive for coronavirus in Tamil Nadu; Tally goes up to 15
Health and Family Welfare Minister Dr C Vijayabaskar said two of them were women while the third person was a 74 year-old man. "All 3 travelled abroad. 74 year old man return from USA at #Stanley (hospital),52 year old femals return from USA at #Stanley,25 year old femal return from Swiss (Switzerland)at #KMC," he said in a tweet.
Tamil Nadu announces lockdown; district borders to be shut to combat coronavirus
Making a statement in the assembly on Monday, Chief Minister K Palaniswami said that barring essential and emergency services, public and private transportation will not function till March 31 from 6 PM.
Rs 3,280 crore package: Tamil Nadu CM announces Rs 1,000 to ration card holders, additional dole to workers
Under the assistance plan, people having 'rice' ration cards will get Rs 1,000 each cash assistance, and all card holders shall get essential commodities -rice, dhal, cooking oil and sugar- free of cost in April. Also, auto drivers and construction workers will get a special assistance of Rs 1,000.
Covid-19: Drones used to enforce lockdown, more booked for violating prohibitory orders
Drones were deployed to warn people against breaching restrictions and more booked for the violations on the second day of the three-week coronavirus lockdown on Thursday
Covid-19: Tamil Nadu govt announces one month of special pay to doctors, nurses and sanitation workers
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